Everyone deserves an opportunity to try, regardless of gender, socioeconomic background or any other factor. That’s a lesson for both sports and life from former NFL quarterback and MLB pitcher and current coach of coaches, Richard Bartel.
This week, we Bartel shares ideas for improving youth access to sports and building better coaches for young players.
Texas Rangers MLB Strength & Conditioning Coach Jose Vazquez teaches the importance of partnership and support in building healthy, cohesive, and competitive teams through stories from his time working in major league baseball. Vazquez shares tips for how to better yourself while keeping other people’s needs in mind.
Competition is vital for teams, but learning to compete in a way that doesn’t harm others in the process is just as important. Learn how Vazquez and his team have been able to successfully do just that - and how you can too.
Martin J. Reader is a former Olympic beach volleyball player turned entrepreneur and motivational trainer.
This week, we hear from him about transitioning off the sand and building a personal philosophy in order to create authenticity in his everyday life.
He shares tips about learning to love the process and staying focused on the big picture, rather than getting bogged down by the bumps along the way.
Why do you think you can’t do something? Is it because you really can’t do it? Because someone said you couldn’t? Or is it because you’re afraid of failure, so you just haven’t tried to do it? Hunter Clark is the director of operations and programs for the Adaptive Training Foundation, a non-profit that provides training to people with physical disabilities to transform their lives. This week, he shares tips about conquering the fear of failure through sharing stories of the military vets he’s worked with who overcome great obstacles on a daily basis.
The mental side of competition is just as tough—if not tougher—than the physical side. Dr. Lindsey Mitchell is a sports performance psychologist and clinical therapist who has worked with everyone from athletes to veterans to middle school students. This week, she shares tips on how to help build up healthy and successful kids, define personal goals, and overcome adversity to be a better competitor in all aspects of life.